US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector – Energy Trading

US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector – Energy Trading  SKU_392

New in 2018, the Energy Trading module of the  US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector provides compensation and policy information on trading positions, including traders, trading operations, marketing and sales, origination, and quantitative analysis.

With the MTCS compensation survey you can manage your competitive pay strategies more effectively, improve your incentive solutions, and optimize your compensation strategy. This survey can help you create a customized compensation solution with the best source of compensation data for energy organizations in the market.
Survey Details At a Glance
  • Overview
  • Product Details
  • Pricing
  • Survey Schedule
  • Position List
  • Participating Companies


MTCS is the premier energy industry database for evaluating and creating competitive compensation offerings. With compensation data from over 170,000 employees in more than 300 organizations in the US, this conclusive database represents numerous industry segments across the energy value chain, such as:

  • Exploration
  • Production
  • Drilling
  • Oilfield Services and Equipment
  • Pipeline
  • Midstream
  • Energy Marketing and Trading
  • Utilities

Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN® giving you access to the data through a variety of parameters — including geography, industry, company size and more — to more efficiently organize and analyze the information. Mercer WIN enables you to customize your analysis by job as well as compare job descriptions side-by-side, change pay elements to support the right level of analysis, perform function and career-level analysis, export your data for integration into other systems, and run presentation-quality detail or summary reports. A published PDF of the survey results can also be found here.

Salary Survey Methodology
Mercer surveys are designed using the most accurate and up-to-date market data practices. Data is collected from HR professionals at participating organizations and then analyzed for validity, thoroughness, and market representation based on the organization's size, structure, geographic region, or a combination of these factors. A minimum number of incumbents, organizations, and distinct organizations are required in order to report each data element. If minimums are not met, the market data is suppressed ensuring you the highest level of data confidentiality.

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Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • # of Positions: 66
  • # of Organizations: 10
  • # of Observations: 505


  • Energy Downstream
  • Energy Fully Integrated and Exploration & Production
  • Energy Trading

Organization Type

  • Parent Company/Independent Company/Corporate
  • Subsidiary
  • Multi-Profit Center (Group)
  • Division

Ownership Type

  • Publicly Traded
  • Privately Held
  • State-Owned Enterprise
  • Joint-Venture
  • Not-for-Profit

Organization Size

  • Net Sales Revenue
  • Operating Expenses/Budget
  • Full-time Equivalents (FTEs)
    • Less than 200
    • 200 or more

Organization Activities


  • Application/Assembly
  • Applied Research and Development
  • Basic Research and Development
  • Distribution
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Procurement/Inbound Logistic
  • Production
  • Sales
  • Service


  • Apply Solutions
  • Customer Service
  • Distribution
  • Generate Application
  • Idea and Concept Origination
  • Marketing
  • Sales


Product Participant Non-Participant
2018 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector – Energy Trading USD 1,100 USD 3,300
  • Additional users may be added during checkout for USD 200 each per module/survey.
  • Individuals or companies using Mercer data for consulting services or commercial purposes are subject to different rates. Please call for more information.
  • 2018 results will be available for purchase in August.

Survey Schedule

  • Questionnaire distributed: March 15
  • Participation deadline: May 7
  • Data effective date: April 1
  • Results available: August

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this survey. 

Participating Companies

  • EDF Trading
  • Eni Trading & Shipping
  • FPL & NextEra Power Marketing
  • LyondellBasell
  • Natural Gas Exchange (NGX)
  • Nexen Energy
  • PBF Energy
  • Repsol Services Company
  • Statoil US Holdings
  • Suncor Energy (USA) Marketing
  • Ordering TypeCOL/QOL
  • IsOrderingSetNo
  • Compensation GridShow
  • RegionUS